Otter took control early on in their women's Division 1 clash with Liverpool Lizards at Ponds Forge today and eventually completed an impressive 13-9 win.
Liverpool pulled up from 8-3 down to 8-6 at one point in the third period, but that was as close as it got. Leading scorers for Otter were Toula Falvey (3), Katy Cutler (2), Isabelle Dean (2) and Erin Andrews (2) while Katie Hesketh netted four for Liverpool.
Later, in Division 2, Liverpool Liver Birds salvaged a point against Otter Lutra when Roisin O'Connor scored just one second from the end to square the match at 10-10.
Coventry matched City of Manchester in Division 1 until a decisive final period. It began with Amy Berry bringing Coventry level at 7-7 with her fourth strike. But Izzy Howe quickly made it 8-7 to Manchester; Lucy Blankinship added another with 32 seconds to go, giving Manchester the points at 9-7.
Sheffield Sharks were too strong for Exeter, winning 18-6. Anna Motley (Photo: Trevor Hyde) top scored with six.
The weekend ended dramatically as Hucknall beat Tyldesley 9-8 in Division 1. Grace Morley brought Tyldesley level at 8-8 with 50 seconds remaining - followed by a winner from Abi Turner on 24 seconds.